Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Earth Day Activities and #Hop

Here is how we will be celebrating Earth Day at the Zoo.  In the Garden, playing outdoors and creating by recycling or reusing.

Our first activity is a container garden made from an old cow trough.

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This little lady was a big help!

We also planted blueberry and blackberry bushes .
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If you missed our post from the Egg Carton Challenge we also created an egg carton seed tray, and some Earth markers for our garden.

We made a watering can from a gallon milk jug.  Super easy just poke holes in the top and its perfect for little hands to help in the garden .


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We couldn't have a celebration without breaking out the paints. 

We made a finger paint Earth and we reused a priority mail box.  I just cut
a circle out for C to paint on. 
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Our Earth Day Masterpiece
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He loves to paint!

& we plan on going to see Disneynature's Chimpanzee
in Theaters April 20th.  For every ticket sold, a donation will be made to the Jane Goodall Institute to care for orphaned chimpanzees, protect their habitat and educate the next generation.
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